Sports Challenge fun for pupils

To celebrate the London 2012 Olympics, Buchan schools were invited to help find their sporting champions.

In Term 4, ACtive Schools wanted every P6 and P7 pupil to take part in an Olympic Challenge, with a festival on Wednesday last week at Peterhead’s Catto Park.

Action from the Peterhead area Schools Olympic Festival at Catto Park.

Action from the Peterhead area Schools Olympic Festival at Catto Park.

The festivalsaw the top four P7 girls and P7 boys scorers battling it out in an array fo sporting challenges to contest the North Region Olympics during Bank of Scotland National School Sports Week in Banff.

Tracy Siwek, Active Schools co-ordinator for the Peterhead Primary Network, told the Buchanie: “It was a fantastic day with very talented local children.

“Thanks to all school staff, volunteers, community learning and Ellon Athletics for their help and support.”

The results for the Buchan P7s were as follows:

Top 4 Girls:

Karoline Miokinyk - Peterhead Central

Allannah Hepburn - Dales Park

Megan Mitchell - Buchanhaven

Melissa Barrack - Buchanhaven